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Mavi Guesthouse

Kutlugun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #262 of 788 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its an awful place. Really dirty. That is reason enough for not recomending it. Rooms are very small. They sell you one thing, and when you arrive you find other. The place is convenient, if you want to be close to the blue mosque. However is in the backsid in a ver narrow stree.

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Bali, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Mavi guesthouse is behind Hagia Sofia, if you stay in the 3rd floor ( in the dorm ) you can enjoy the hagia Sofia view day and night, it is as well just 2 minutes walk to Topkapi palace, 4 minutes walk to the blue mosque. The location is in the centre of the main attraction in Istanbul. The share... More

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I chose this hostel because of its location and excellent price. On arrival despite me having confused my booking slightly I was immediately made to feel at home. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I stayed in the 8 bed dorm which had a charming view of the Ayasofya mosque. The location is very good and within walking distance... More

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Padua, Italy
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Definitely cheap, in a great location, with nice and very helpful owners! I recommend this place for long or short stayings.. maybe the breakfast is not so special, but still not bad. It is also pretty clean! Recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Great night out! Ali was an excellent host! Would recommend future travellers! Keep an eye out for the pub-crawl. The people at the hostel were also very friendly. Always a fun-night guaranteed!!!!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a £5/night hostel so set your expectations and you'll love it. The roof terrace has fantastic views of Hagia Sophia and the Bos. The facilities are very basic, but staff are superb, their knowledge is great. Location is unbeatable. Beds are clean and bug free.

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I booked the single room. The room was literally the smallest room I've ever seen at a hostel - there was no way my bags were even going to fit on the floor, the bed takes up 95% of the floor space. After I complained the owner (extremely begrudgingly) moved me to a double room, which was slightly bigger. The... More

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Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We had a booking with another hotel in Istanbul in Taksim. After arriving in the middle of the night and driving around the city until 04:00 am we found out that our booking was cancelled and we have no place to sleep. We called the first place listed in our guidebook which was Mavi Guesthouse. They gave us their last... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

The 24 bed dorm is an actual joke. They beds are largely pushed together, there is absolutely no room for your bags, no plugs and no hot water. if you are a bit podgy you will struggle to fit down the side of the beds to get into yours. communal area is so tiny only about 10 people are able... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I stayed in the Mavi for 4 nights with my daughter. We both felt immediately at home with the manager (Ali) and his staff. The first night there, it was my daughter's birthday and the staff arranged for her to have a birthday cake. The Mavi may be a little outdated and in need of some minor cosmetics, but it... More

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Address: Kutlugun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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